Cruise passengers are increasingly seeking voyages that give them the chance to enjoy interests they are passionate about.
Traveller's resident Cruise Director, Sally Macmillan is a relatively recent cruise convert and long-time journalist who has a serious sailing habit. Sally has edited Cruise Passenger magazine for four years, and writes a weekly cruise column and cruise-related features for Traveller.
Several lines have recently announced new world cruise itineraries that spend extended periods in various parts of the world.
Just as river cruising in the European winter has become popular in recent years, a few cruise lines are now operating ocean cruises in the Mediterranean almost year-round.
Sally Macmillan joins a Mediterranean voyage soon after its launch to find out.
A range of specialty shore tours will whet the appetites of cruising foodies.
Like the fleet's current biggest ship, Royal Clipper, the fascination around these beautiful vessels is more than justified.
Croatia's beautiful Adriatic coastline and its hundreds of islands are attracting more and more travellers every year.
Princess Cruises is hosting its third Travelling Film Festival at Sea onboard Sun Princess.
Due to the strong demand for cruises to the Caribbean island nation, Royal Caribbean and Holland America Line have both announced they are running more cruises to Cuba.
It's all happening in the world of small-ship and luxury expedition cruising.
Norwegian Jewel is set to sail the upcoming summer season Down Under; a recent cruise on its big sister Norwegian Epic gives a taste of things to come.
Norwegian Cruise Line's colourful new megaship Norwegian Joy boasts a host of "first at sea" features, including a go-kart racetrack.
Making a splash – U by Uniworld
Next Friday night the annual Vivid Sydney Festival will open in a spectacular burst of colour, lights and action.
Packing for any trip is always a challenge, but for cruisers it can be particularly tricky, because dress codes are involved.